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The story of the movie is set in a distant future in 2154 in Pandora, a low gravity moon of Polyphemus, a “gas giant orbiting Alpha Centauri A.” A human corporation is conducting a mining work on the moon to procure unobtanium, a precious mineral. The corporation hires ex-soldiers and mercenaries to fight the inhabitants of the moon, sapient humanoids who goes by the name Na’vi. Avatar is written and directed by James Cameron, who directed sci-fi blockbusters like Aliens and Terminator. The movie stars Sam Worthington, Zoë Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang. The film was produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox.